Head Start FAHSS & Concurrent Education - Saturday, July 9th

MORNING SCHEDULE

9:00 - 9:30 CHECK-IN FOR STUDENTS & PARENTS/FAMILY/GUESTS (Toldo Lobby)

9:30 – 9:35 FACULTY WELCOME (Toldo 100) 

Receive a warm UWindsor welcome from Dr. Cheryl Collier, the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (FAHSS) and listen to her advice about how you can achieve your highest potential inside and outside the classroom. Dr. Collier has firsthand knowledge and experience about what it takes to be successful in a higher education environment.

9:40 – 10:10 UNIVERSITY 101 PROGRAM (Toldo 100) 

Learn about the differences between high school and university and what it takes to be a successful student on our campus.

Students

Family

10:20 – 11:00 STUDENT PANEL (Toldo 100) 

Get the inside scoop on what it’s like to be a student in university from upper year students already attending the university.

11:00 – 11:45 STUDENT CAMPUS TOUR 

Take a tour of the campus to see the many resources available! Locate the buildings where some of your classes will be held and get connected with other first year students.

11:45 – 12:45 PROGRAM SUCCESS SESSION (Toldo 100) 

This is your opportunity to meet professors and advisors from your academic program. Learn about your program, what time management strategies you need to adopt to be successful in your program, the various support services available to you, and what you can do with your degree after graduation.

10:10 – 10:25 PARENT, FAMILY AND GUEST BREAK (Toldo Lobby)

10:25 – 11:25 PARENT, FAMILY AND GUEST PROGRAM (Toldo 104) 

Meet our student leaders and get valuable information about how you can support your student as they commence on their new academic journey. Learn the important differences between high school and university expectations. Understand the financial commitments required to complete a university program. Leaders will share information about student privacy policies, available mental health resources, academic accommodations, support resources and campus community safety initiatives. 

11:35 – 12:05 PARENT, FAMILY AND GUEST CAMPUS TOUR  

Take a tour of the campus to see the many resources and services available on our campus! Learn where your student will attend classes.

12:10 – 12:40 PARENT, FAMILY AND GUEST STUDENT PANEL (Katzman Lounge) 

Our parents, guests and family members can learn answers to commonly asked questions they have when their student is transitioning to university. 

AFTERNOON SCHEDULE

12:45 - 1:30 LUNCH (Chrysler Hall Tower Courtyard) 

Reunite with your student at our complimentary lunch. Have a question about the campus meal plan? Need to know more about what the UwinCARD provides to your student? Considering the Residence Life experience for your student? Feel free to visit one of the campus service booths or ask one of our staff members in the blue and gold shirts. 

1:30– 2:30 CONNECTING TO EDUCATION (Toldo 102) 

For students who have been accepted into Concurrent BA/Bachelor of Education programs, this session will help your student navigate their undergraduate degree requirements alongside their Bachelor of Education requirements.  All concurrent students that will be teaching grade 7 - 12 need to map out teachables for their first 2 years.  Concurrent Psychology, ECE and Education are entering an exciting but very fast paced journey between their degrees and diploma. At the conclusion of this session, participants will be provided an opportunity to tour Residence, Leddy Library, Lancer Sport and Recreation, the School of Dramatic Art Building and/or the Learning Resource Centre.

OPTIONAL AFTERNOON ACTIVITIES

1:30 – 2:00 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (Toldo 100) 

Is your student learning how to live on a budget for the first time? Not to worry, this session will provide your student with many of the strategies they will need to successfully manage their finances as a post-secondary student. Students will also learn about the many scholarships and bursaries our university offers, how OSAP works and all the important dates to remember. At the conclusion of this session, participants will be provided an opportunity to tour Residence, Leddy Library, Lancer Sport and Recreation, the Jackman School of Dramatic Art Building and/or the Learning Resource Centre.

GET YOUR UWINCARD PHOTO TAKEN

(Lower Level of the CAW Student Centre)

Your UWinCARD will be available for pick up after August 15th. Government issued photo I.D. is require

QUESTIONS THROUGHOUT THE DAY?

* Visit the Information Desk located in the Anthony P. Toldo Health Education Centre Lobby during the morning or the Late Check In table at lunch hour or ask a professional staff member in a blue polo.

AFTERNOON TOURS

(Leaving the DJ Booth at 1:30pm) 

LIVING ON CAMPUS TOUR: This tour takes about 1.5 hours total to complete and includes the following stops: 

Leddy Library (10 mins)  

Residence (30-45 mins) 

Toldo Lancer Centre (40 mins) 

Education Building Tour (30 mins)

DRAMA STUDENT TOUR: This tour takes just over an hour to complete and includes the following stops: 

Leddy Library (10 mins)  

Jackman Dramatic Art Centre/University Players (20 mins) 

Residence (30-45 mins) 

Education Building Tour (30 mins)

SCHOOL OF CREATIVE ARTS STUDENT/SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK TOUR: This tour takes about 3 hours to complete and includes the following stops: 

Downtown Armouries Building or Downtown School of Social Work Building (2 hours) 

Residence (30-45 mins)

Note: You do NOT need to stay for the whole tour! You are welcome to leave/join the tour at any time. If there is anything else you would like to see that is not on this schedule, please ask one of our staff members in the blue and gold shirts!